Tuesday, January 10, 2012



(adjective): Class and elegance without snobbery. Stylish lines. Totally awesome hardware. 

Yeah that's a legitimate word. It's right under "bootylicious" in the dictionary. 

Thank you to all who voted for the redo on this dresser.
It was essentially a tie between option 4 and 5 so I went with number 5. 

Except when I got the sample color for number 5 (Vintage Linen) it looked...funky.
Kind of like dirty moss...

So I chose Innocence by Behr. It's a subtle cream. 

And then I painted and lacquered it all and it looked...just not right.  

So I sanded the legs and a border around the drawers and used Tung oil on them.


Moral of the story: Sometimes your (my) orignal idea is, well totally wrong. 

 But I love the final result!

It would be adorable in a nursery, or little girls room, or maybe in a powder room as storage for towels....or maybe not. 

For more info look under the For Sale tab at the top of the page. 

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  1. Uh-huh! Love it!!! So perfect for a nursery!

  2. Very nice! I have those knobs! I bought some for my gray and white server but they were to small for the piece.

  3. Love the knobs you chose. and you were right to distress the edges. I love it!

  4. Ha! I love the bootylicious comment. It made me laugh. And I love the dresser. The knobs really make me love this piece. When Jordan finally finishes school (in like 5 years) you are going to be my personal furniture designer. I am going to fly you out to whatever house we buy, we are going to scour around town for a week, looking for redo pieces, and then you are going to work your magic and make my house AWESOME!! It is gonna be SO FUN!!

    P.S I do plan on paying you. haha.

  5. i love this, julia- so mod and yes i can see it in a nursery, too!

  6. I totally love it. I hope you will link it up to my party that's going on right now.

  7. oh my gosh, that is fabulous! i love the stripe and the legs and the knobs for contrast. wish i had this sort of vision!

  8. It turned out just beautifully. Good call on the legs and trim!

  9. Saw you on Miss Mustard Seed (we are next you each other in the Link Party!). I love this dresser, especially the knobs!


I really appreciate all of your thoughts and comments! They bring a smile to my face!